Members of the Regierungskommission
Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex

Prof. Dr. Rolf Nonnenmacher

Chairman of the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex

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Prof. Dr. Rolf Nonnenmacher, Chairman of the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex

Rolf Nonnenmacher is the Chairman of the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex since March 2017. He is a member of the Regierungs­kommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex since June 2016. He serves as a member of the Supervisory Boards and chairman of the Audit Committees of Continental AG (since 2014), Covestro AG (since 2015) and ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE (since 2015).

Rolf Nonnenmacher obtained a Master of Business Administration of the University of Regensburg in 1978 and a Doctorate in Economic Sciences of the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, in 1981. He is Wirtschaftsprüfer (German CPA) and worked for KPMG from 1981 to 2013, since 1987 as a partner, since 2005 as German Senior Partner, since 2007 as Co-Chairman of KPMG Europe LLP and since 2011 as Chairman KPMG Europe Middle East Africa.

Rolf Nonnenmacher served as a member of the Regierungskommission „Corporate Governance – Unternehmensführung – Unternehmenskontrolle – Modernisierung des Aktienrechts“ in 2000/2001. In addition he served as a member of the boards of the Institute of Public Auditors in Germany, of the International Federation of Accountants and of the Accounting Standards Committee of Germany.

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Dr. Werner Brandt

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of RWE AG

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Dr. Werner Brandt, Chairman of the Supervisory Board ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, Chairman of the Supervisory Board RWE AG

Dr Werner Brandt was appointed as a Member of the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex in April 2020.  A graduate in Business Administration, Dr Brandt is the Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of RWE AG and ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE. Werner Brandt also joined the Supervisory Board of Siemens AG in 2018.

He started his career at PriceWaterhouse in 1981 before moving to Baxter Germany in 1992 in his function as a Member of the Management Board and Vice President of European Operations. From 1999 to 2001, Werner Brandt served as CFO at Fresenius Medical Care. Subsequently, he was responsible for Finance and temporarily Human Resources on the Executive Board of SAP SE until 2014.

Werner Brandt was a member of the Supervisory Boards of Qiagen N.V., Lufthansa AG, Osram Licht AG and innogy SE.

 

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Dr. Daniela Favoccia

Partner at Hengeler Mueller

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Dr. Daniela Favoccia, Partner Hengeler Mueller

Dr Daniela Favoccia has been practising as a lawyer since 1993 and has been a partner at Hengeler Mueller, a leading German law firm with international focus, since 1999. She was appointed as a member of the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex in April 2020 by the Federal Ministry of Justice and for Consumer Protection.

Daniela Favoccia has developed a wide corporate and M&A practice. In addition she advises on corporate, group and capital market law matters , including corporate governance, compliance and liability issues. She publishes regularly on corporate law topics and is actively promoting diversity in companies.

 

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Michael Guggemos

Spokesman for the Hans Böckler Foundation

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Michael Guggemos, Spokesman for the Hans Böckler Foundation

Michael Guggemos was appointed as a member of the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex in February 2016. He acts as spokesman for the Hans Böckler Foundation since January 2014. The Hans Böckler Foundation deals with co-determination, research linked to the world of work and the support of students on behalf of the DGB, the Confederation of German Trade Unions.

Michael Guggemos started his career as chairman of the youth organization (Jusos) of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) from 1986 to 1988. In 1990, Michael Guggemos was appointed as scientific research assistant to the group of the SPD in the former Parliament of the German Democratic Republic. From 1999 to 2007 he headed the IG Metall’s representation office in Berlin. From 2008 to 2013 Michael Guggemos served as Head of Coordination of Board Tasks at the Board of the union of German metal works (IG Metall) in Frankfurt as first secretary. He studied empirical cultural sciences, political sciences and economics. 

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Dr. Margarete Haase

Former Member of the Management Board Deutz AG and inter alia Chair of the Audit Committee of OSRAM Licht AG

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Dr. Margarete Haase, former Member of the Management Board Deutz AG and inter alia Chair of the Audit Committee of OSRAM Licht AG

Dr. Margarete Haase was appointed as a member of the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex in February 2016. Until April 2018 she was member of the Management Board of Deutz AG, Cologne, and responsible for corporate finance, human resources, investor relations and service. In addition, Dr. Haase is member of the Supervisory Board of ING Bank and chair of the Audit Committees of OSRAM Licht AG and Fraport AG. Furthermore she is chair of the Cologne employer’s association kölnmetall.

Dr. Haase started her professional career as an analyst with Kapitalbeteiligungs AG and as Director for Leasing and Tax Transactions at RZB-Leasing GmbH in Vienna. From 1987 to 2009 she worked in different management positions for Daimler AG and its subsidiaries. Her functions included Head of Controlling, Head of Investments North- and South America, Managing Director of Fokker Flugzeugleasing Absatzfinanzierungsgesellschaft, Head of Corporate Finance and Controlling and Director Corporate Audit Europe. In 2007 she joined the Management Board of Daimler Financial Services AG in Berlin.

Dr. Haase graduated from the University of Economics in Vienna from which she also holds a doctorate. In addition, Dr. Haase completed the Executive Education Programme of Harvard Business School in Boston.

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Claudia Kruse

Managing Director Sustainability & Governance APG Asset Management

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Claudia Kruse, Managing Director Sustainability & Governance APG Asset Management

Claudia Kruse was appointed as a member of the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex by the German Federal Ministry of Justice and for Consumer Protection in March 2016. She is the Managing Director Sustainability & Governance of APG Asset Management in Amsterdam - a dedicated pension fund investor on behalf of five Dutch pension funds. She joined APG in 2009 and heads up the team since 2011. She is on the Board of Eumedion, the Dutch Investor Corporate Governance Platform, and has been working internationally on corporate governance and sustainability in an investment context for more than 15 years.

Prior to her career with APG, Ms Kruse worked at J.P. Morgan Securities (2007 to 2009) and F&C Asset Management (2002 to 2007) in London. Ms Kruse has a degree in International Management and Chinese from Bremen University of Applied Sciences in Germany and an MSc from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies. Her academic career also included guest teaching at Kings College, London.

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Prof. Dr. Klaus-Peter Naumann

Qualified Auditor, Tax Advisor, Spokesman of the Board Institute of Public Auditors in Germany

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Prof. Dr. Klaus-Peter Naumann, Qualified Auditor, Tax Advisor, Spokesman of the board of the Institute of Public Auditors in Germany

Professor Klaus-Peter Naumann, qualified auditor and tax-advisor, was appointed as spokesman of the board of the Institute of Public Auditors in Germany (Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer – IDW) in the year of 2002. Prior to this appointment, he served on behalf of IDW as German delegate of the “Accounting Advisory Group” of the FEE from 1996 to 2001 and as technical advisor of the German delegation within the IASC (1998 – 2001). Furthermore he served the council of the FEE (since 2001). Professor Naumann holds a doctorate from the University of Münster (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität). He served as honorary professor at the Georg-August University of Göttingen from 1997 to 2009. In 2009 he was appointed as honorary professor of the University of Münster.

 

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Dr. Bettina Orlopp

Member of the Board of Managing Directors Commerzbank AG

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Dr Bettina Orlopp, Member of the Board of Managing Directors Commerzbank AG

Dr Bettina Orlopp is a member of the Board of Managing Directors of Commerzbank AG since 2017. She had been responsible for Human Resources, Legal and Compliance before she became CFO with responsibility for Finance, Tax, Treasury and Investor Relations in March 2020. Dr Orlopp started her career at Commerzbank AG in 2014 as Divisional Board Member Group Development & Strategy. In 2016 she became an Executive Board Member responsible for Human Resources, Legal and Compliance.  Furthermore, Dr Bettina Orlopp serves as Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the Hesse banking association as well as Member of the Board of Directors of Deutsches Aktieninstitut.

After her studies in Business Administration she started her professional career at McKinsey, where she became a partner in 2002. Dr Bettina Orlopp was appointed as a member of Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex by the German Federal Ministry of Justice and for Consumer Protection in April 2020.

 

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Dr. Ariane Reinhart

Member of the Board of Management Continental AG, Member of the Supervisory Board Vonovia SE

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Dr Ariane Reinhart, Member of the Board of Management Continental AG, Member of the Supervisory Board Vonovia SE

Dr Ariana Reinhart was appointed as a member of the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex in April 2020. Since 2014 she is a member of the management board of Continental AG. Moreover, she is a member of the supervisory board of Vonovia SE.

After her graduation in Law at the University of Hamburg, Dr Reinhart worked in various units within the Volkswagen AG and became Head of International Labour Relations. Following several other career stages, inter alia in Brazil, Dr Ariane Reinhart was as a member of the board of Bentley Motors responsible for Human Resources from 2008 until 2012.

Her board responsibilities include Human Resources and Sustainability.

 

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Helene von Roeder

Member of the Management Board Vonovia SE, Member of the Supervisory Board Merck KGaA

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Helene von Roeder, Member of the Management Board Vonovia SE, Member of the Supervisory Board Merck KGaA

Helene von Roeder is a member of the management board of Vonovia SE, in her function as CFO and was appointed as a member of the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex in April 2020. After studying Physics at the University of Munich and Theoretical Astrophysics at the University of Cambridge, she has begun her professional career at Deutsche Bank in 1995. From 2000 to 2004 she worked for UBS AG, afterwards at Morgan Stanley in Frankfurt for ten years, including as Head of Global Capital Markets for Germany and Austria. As of 2014, Helene von Roeder was CEO for Germany, Austria and Central Europe at Credit Suisse.

Helene von Roeder is a member of the supervisory board of Merck KGaA since 2019 and also member of the shareholder council of the owner family. In addition, she holds a supervisory board mandate at AVW Versicherungsmakler GmbH.

 

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Prof. Dr. Wulf von Schimmelmann

Member of the Board of Directors Thomson Reuters Corp. Canada

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Prof. Dr. Wulf von Schimmelmann,
Member of the Board of Directors, Thomson Reuters Corp. Canada

Wulf von Schimmelmann has been appointed as a member of the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex in February 2016. He was chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post AG until April 2018. Prior to that, he served as a member of the Management Board of Deutsche Post AG and as CEO of Deutsche Postbank AG from 1999 to 2007.

Wulf von Schimmelmann has started his professional career with McKinsey & Co., Inc.,  working in Zurich, Cleveland, Kuwait and Dusseldorf, and became a partner in 1978. He served as a member of the Management Boards of Landesgirokasse Stuttgart, DG Bank Frankfurt and BHF Bank AG Frankfurt before he became managing partner of REGIUS GmbH & Co. KG Frankfurt. Wulf von Schimmelmann’s present board mandates include Maxingvest AG (chairman of the audit committee) and Thomson Reuters Corp. Canada.

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Attorney at Law Marc Tüngler

Managing Director Deutsche Schutzvereinigung für Wertpapierbesitz e.V.

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Attorney at Law Marc Tüngler, Managing Director Deutsche Schutzvereinigung für Wertpapierbesitz e.V.

Marc Tüngler has been appointed to the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex in 2015 and represents the group of individual shareholders. In 2011 Marc Tüngler overtook the managing director position at a German association for private investors (Deutsche Schutzvereinigung für Wertpapierbesitz (DSW)), which he joined in 1999. After being appointed regional manager for North Rhine-Westphalia, he became director at DSW headquarters in 2007.

Marc Tüngler is member of the advisory council at the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), chief executive of the working group German Supervisory Board (Arbeitskreis deutscher Aufsichtsrat (AdAR)), which deals with the professionalisation of supervisory boards, member of Düsseldorf Stock Exchange’s council, as well as chairman of the nomination committee of the Financial Reporting Enforcement Panel (FREP). Moreover, he is member of the supervisory boards of innogy SE, freenet AG and InnoTec AG.

 

 

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Jens Wilhelm

Member of the Management Board Union Asset Management Holding AG

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Jens Wilhelm, Member of the Management Board Union Asset Management Holding AG

Jens Wilhelm was appointed as a member of the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex in March 2016. He is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and member of the Management Board of the Union Asset Management Holding AG and heads the divisions portfolio management and real estate since 2008.

After completing his bank-apprenticeship, studies of economics at Bonn, Cologne, New York and Paris, he started his professional career at Deutscher Investment Trust (dit) in Frankfurt as a portfolio- and fundmanager. Jens Wilhelm joined Union Investment in 2002 as head of equity funds management and became responsible for the portfolio management as managing director of Union Investment Privatfonds GmbH.

Jens Wilhelm chairs the Supervisory Boards of Union Investment Real Estate GmbH and Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH; he is the deputy chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Union Investment Privatfonds GmbH and Quoniam Asset Management GmbH and, in addition, he is a certified investment analyst and member of the Advisory Board of Deutsche Vereinigung für Finanzanalyse und Asset Management (DVFA), member of the board of trustees of Union Investment Stiftung and member of the Executive Committee of Deutsches Aktieninstitut.

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Reiner Winkler

CEO MTU Aero Engines AG

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Reiner Winkler, CEO MTU Aero Engines AG

Reiner Winkler serves as chief executive officer of MTU Aero Engines AG since 2014. His responsibilities include Human Resources, Strategy, Corporate Communication and Legal. After studying Business Administration at the University of Marburg, he worked in various positions for Daimler-Benz AG, Siemens AG and TEMIC Telefunken microelectronic GmbH. Since 2001 Reiner Winker is working for MTU Aero Engines AG and initially manages the departments of Finance, Human Resources and IT. He was CFO from 2005 to 2017.

Reiner Winkler was appointed as a member of the Regierungskommission Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex by the German Federal Ministry of Justice and for Consumer Protection in April 2020.

 

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